Articles by Meera Chindooroy
The Government has launched its consultation on the next phase of energy efficiency measures in the private rented sector. They propose introducing new minimum standards in England and Wales, with properties needing an EPC rating of C or higher from April 2025 for new tenancies.NRLA deputy director of policy and campaigns writes about the consultation and what landlords need to know about Green Homes Grants, also launched today.
The courts will be reopening to hear possession cases from 24thÂ August, marking an end to the five-month long closure.Â The NRLA commissioned an independent survey of tenants in England and Wales, which found that 95 percent had either continued to pay their rent as usual, or had come to an arrangement with their landlord about payment.
As we see the beginning of the end of lockdown, thoughts are starting to turn to what the 'new normal' will look like. For student landlords, this includes a fundamental unknown - what will happen in the next academic year? Meera Chindooroy, NRLA deputy director of campaigns and public affairs takes a look at what September could hold for student landlords.